10 Nights/11 Days Kashmir Tour With Vishnu Devi

 

Day 01 Jammu

Arrive Jammu and transfer to hotel. After lunch proceed to the local sightseeing of Jammu city.Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Jammu.

Day 02 Jammu/ Srinagar

Meet upon arrival and drive to Srinagar. The distance of 299 kms will be covered in about 8-9 hrs.Dinner and overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats/Hotel.

 

Day 03 in Srinagar

After breakfast Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and Vegetable gardens ECT. Also witness walnut woodcarving and papier machie making demonstration.Dinner and overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats/Hotel.

 

Day 04 Srinagar/Sonamarg/Srinagar

Full day excursion to Sonamarg (Meadow of Gold). The distance of about 83 kms will be covered in 2-1/2 hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh valley stream with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan lakes. Enjoy horse riding up to Thajwas glacier and sledge riding on snow. Late afternoon drive back to Srinagar.After lunch have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the pictures of magnificent view of mountains.Dinner and overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats/Hotel.

 

Day 05 Srinagar local

 

Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of Pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother-in-law of Emperor Jehangir in 1632AD. And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zaberwan Mountain in the background. The distance from Srinagar to the said gardens is about 12 and 15 kms respectively. En-route visit carpet – weaving factory.Dinner and overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats/Hotel.

 

Day 06 Srinagar/ Gulmarg

 

After breakfast drive to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 1-1/2 kms. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. 0ne can also have the view of Nanga Parbat if weather permits. The view en-route from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek up to Khilanmarg which can be covered in about 3hrs.Also enjoy sledge riding on snow or Gondola ride up to Khilanmarg to enjoy the fascinating view of Peerpanchal range and for pony ride.Lunch, Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel.

 

Day 07 Gulmarg/ Pahalgam

 

After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (valley of shepherds). The distance of about 100 kms will be covered in about 3hrs. En-route visiting Saffron fields, Awantipora ruins (1100 yrs old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiverma), see the beautiful countryside on the way and lot of rice fields. Drive through pine forests. Arrive Pahalgam transfer to hotel. After lunch have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.Dinner and overnight stay in hotel at Pahalgam.

 

Day 08 in Pahalgam

 

Free for individual activities. One can visit Chandanwari (snow bridges) or Aru on ponies.Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

 

Day 09 Pahalgam/ Katra

 

After breakfast drive to Katra. The distance of 280 Kms. is covered in about 07 hrs.Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 10 in Katra

 

Full day free for individual activities and Darshan of Mata Vaishnodevi.Lunch, Dinner and overnight stay in hotel at Katra.